2022 Gem Award Results

All played. Few survived. Here are the victors. Congratulations!

AwardAgencyClassCategoryTitleClientCreative Credits
Best of Show Porter Pro Media elements of advertising Cinematography Someone’s Gotta Do It Doug Andrus Distributing Porter Pro Media Team
Diamond Porter Pro Media TV TV Single, $5,001 – $20,000 Keeping up with Michelle Madison Memorial Hospital Porter Pro Media Team
DiamondAdFire Creativeradio:30 single Glass Holes Grease Monkey Writer – Matt Hill, Producer Matt Hill, Voice Artists – Tyson Daniels, Matt Hill
Diamond MCS Advertising Print Consumer Magazine Fractional Swing For the Green Bank of Idaho MCS Staff
Diamond MCS Advertising  out-of-home & ambient single, flat Up to snow good Rexburg Motorsports MCS Staff
DiamondIE Productions Direct Marketing Flat Arts Council Mailer Idaho Falls Arts Council IE Productions
Diamond Porter Pro MediaOnline Video & Podcasts Internet Commercials Goodbye Tissues Family First Medical Center Porter Pro Media Team
Diamond MCS Advertising  Digital Marketing Website, Consumer Community Family Clinic websiteCommunity Family Clinic MCS Staff
Diamond AlphaGraphics Collateral Material Other Merchandise Clue: AlphaGraphics AlphaGraphics Beka Ackerschott
Diamond MCS Advertising identity programs logo or trademark S4G logo Bank of Idaho MCS Staff
Diamond AdFire Creative Ad Industry Self Promo Digital Gems Show Cold Open Idaho Falls Advertising Federation Matt Hill
Diamond IE Productions Potpourri Open Category Genghis Kahn Style GuideMuseum of Idaho IE Productions
Diamond IE Productions Complete Campaigns Consumer Regional/National Eastern Idaho State Fair Eastern Idaho State FairIE Productions
Star Garnet Rich Broadcasting TV single under $5K Listen To The Pick 94.9 & 104.5 The Pick Dallan “Shaggy” Babb, Director; Dallan “Shaggy” Babb, Talent; Dallan “Shaggy” Babb, videographer
Star Garnet Porter Pro Media TV single under $5K The Road Less Traveled BMW of Idaho Falls Porter Pro Media Team
Star Garnet Porter Pro Media TV single under $5K Santa’s Got A New Sleigh Ron Sayer Dodge Porter Pro Media Team
Star Garnet AdFire CreativeTV single under $5K No Bull Ship Infinity Coins Writer – Matt Hill, Producer Matt Hill, Voice Artist – Matt Hill
Star Garnet AdFire Creative TV Campaign Under $5K Financial Security Infinity Coins Writer – Matt Hill, Producer Matt Hill, Voice Artist – Matt Hill
Star Garnet Rich Broadcasting radio self-promo KWFI-Werewolf Promo 2021 96.1& 102.1 The Wolf Don Jarrett, producer/Brian Lee VO
Star Garnet AdFire Creative radio CampaignGrease Monkey Crew Grease Monkey Writer – Matt Hill, Producer Matt Hill, Voice Artists – Tyson Daniels, Matt Hill
Star Garnet AdFire Creativeradio :60 single The AnalogyBish’s RV Writer – Matt Hill, Producer Matt Hill, Voice Artist – Adam Hill, Troy Jenkins
Star Garnet MCS Advertising Print full page single BOI Mortgage Bank of Idaho MCS Staff
Star Garnet Son of Erik Design out-of-home & ambient transit Yeti Jane Truck Wrap Yeti Jane Sips & Snacks Spencer Erickson, Creative Director, Graphic Designer
Star Garnet MCS Advertising out-of-home & ambient Campaign – Billboard There’s a doc for that Community Family Clinic MCS Staff
Star Garnet Porter Pro Media Online Video & Podcasts Online, Branded Content & Entertainment Celebrating Motherhood Little Mama Shirt Shop Porter Pro Media Team
Star Garnet Porter Pro Media Online Video & Podcasts Internet Commercials Someone’s Gotta Do It Doug Andrus Distributing Porter Pro Media Team
Star Garnet Porter Pro Media Online Video & Podcasts Internet Commercials Raiders of the Lost KJ’s KJ’s Super StoresPorter Pro Media Team
Star Garnet AdFire Creative Online Video & Podcasts Internet Commercials Extra Heavy Metal Infinity Coins Writer – Matt Hill, Producer Matt Hill, Voice Artist – Matt Hill
Star Garnet MCS Advertising Collateral Material Other MerchandiseWar Bonnet Swag Kit Bank of Idaho MCS Staff
Star Garnet Son of Erik Design identity programs logo or trademark Orange MD Logo Orange MD Spencer Erickson, Creative Director, Graphic Designer
Star Garnet Son of Erik Design identity programs logo or trademark Alturas Preparatory Academy | Academic Branding Alturas Preparatory Academy Spencer Erickson, Creative Director, Graphic Designer
Star Garnet MCS Advertising identity programs stationery Clay Treese Law stationery Clay Treese, Attorney at Law MCS Staff
Star Garnet Porter Pro Media elements of advertising Cinematography The Story of Shawn Anderson Anderson Hicks Group Porter Pro Media Team
Star Garnet AdFire Creative elements of advertising Copy Writing No Bull Ship Infinity Coins Writer – Matt Hill
Star Garnet IE Productions Complete Campaigns Consumer Local Be the Best Campaign Bingham Memorial HospitalIE Productions
Opal KPVI TV single under $5K The Fresco Sizzle Fresco
Opal MCS Advertising TV single under $5K A Win For Us Petersen, Parkinson & Arnold MCS Staff
Opal Rich Broadcasting radio self-promo Listen To Shaggy 94.9 & 104.5 The Pick Dallan “Shaggy” Babb, producer; Jen Sweeney, Voice
OpalIE Productions out-of-home & ambient Campaign – Billboard Food Hero Campaign Basic American Foods IE Productions
Opal Porter Pro Media Online Video & Podcasts Online, Branded Content & Entertainment Happy Birthday America KJ’s Super Stores Porter Pro Media Team
Opal Sunflicker LLC Online Video & Podcasts Webisodes Recovery Is Possible Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Four Directions Treatment Center Donna Honena, Art Director; Mike Stone, Copy Writer; Mike Stone, videographer
OpalMCS Advertising Collateral Material Other Merchandise Ladies Day swag Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corp. (IFDDC) MCS Staff
Opal AlphaGraphics Identity Programs Packaging or Label Designs Subscription Packaging Powder &  Prose Beka Ackerschott
Opal AdFire Creative elements of advertising Cinematography Extra Heavy Metal Infinity Coins Cinematographer – Matt Hill
Opal MCS Advertising elements of advertising Copy Writing Twas the season Rexburg MotorsportsMCS Advertising

It’s Showtime!

The 2022 Idaho Falls Ad Fed Gem Awards are right around the corner. Plan to show up at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Idaho Falls. Get your tickets now!

GEMS admission

Gem Awards Call for Entries

2022 contest is now live

Enter this year’s Gem Awards and find out how your creative work stacks up against Eastern Idaho’s best.

Once again, all entries will be submitted via email and download links.

Deadline for entry is 5  p.m. Jan. 28. If you want to save some cash and hit the early-bird deadline, it’s 5 p.m. Jan. 21. Winners will advance to the Idaho Ad Fed’s Rockies Awards in Boise, and are eligible to go as far as the national Addy awards if they win successive levels of competition.

Students, follow the same entry procedures as professionals, but be sure to note that you’re a student in your entry email message.

If you have questions, email Gem Awards Director, steve@mightymcs.com.

But first, click the links below to view and download the entry materials. After you’ve sent your entries, hit the payment link below to pay with a Paypal account, or email Steve to arrange payment via credit card or check. And good luck!

2022 Gems Submission Guidelines

2022 Gems Rules and Categories

2022 Gems Entry Data Sheet (this is an XL file, with one sample entry filled in.)

2022 Gems Payment Worksheet

2022 IF Ad Fed Membership Form

Pay now with Paypal login

And the winners are …

The results are in and the corks have popped. Here’s the list of those who earned honors in this year’s Gem Awards Creative Competition. Congratulations to everyone who made a showing!

And if you want to see the winning work, take a gander at the (virtual) awards show!

AWARD CLASSCATEGORYTITLECLIENTAGENCYCREATIVE CREDITS
Best of ShowElements of AdvertisingCinematographyBison Boys TrailerBison BoysPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Editor- Mark Richardson
DiamondTVTV, Local campaign, budget $5k to $20KThe Banker CampaignThe Bank of CommerceIE ProductionsIE Team
DiamondRadioradio, local campaignSilver SecretsInfinity CoinsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copy writer; Matt Hill, Voice Actor; Matt Hill, Producer
DiamondOut-of-Home and AmbientOutdoor, Other, SingleAll Hands Vending Vehicle WrapAll Hands VendingSon of Erik DesignSpencer Erickson, Creative Director
DiamondOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsThrone UpBish’s RVAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter; Adam Hill, Voice Actor; Brad Hoen, producer
DiamondDigital AdvertisingWebsite, consumeredgefinancialadvisors.comEdge Financial AdvisorsPorter Pro MediaWeb Designer- Brittany Hargis, Photography- Mark Richardson
DiamondCollateral MaterialOther MerchandiseThinking of You KitBank of IdahoBlue Phoenix BrandingTravis Powell, CEO Blue Phoenix Branding; Tyler Kraupp, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Bank of Idaho; MCS Advertising, Photos
DiamondIdentity ProgramsIdentity, logoBison Boys LogoBison BoysPorter Pro MediaLogo Design- Tyler Porter, Bryce Olsen
DiamondElements of AdvertisingCinematographyBison Boys TrailerBison BoysPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Editor- Mark Richardson
DiamondAd Industry Self-PromotionSelf-Promo websitemightymcs.comMCS AdvertisingMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
DiamondComplete CampaignsComplete Campaign, LocalThe Ortho TeamBingham HealthcareIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetTVLocal single Budget 5K-$20KThe Banker, SingleThe Bank of CommerceIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetTVTV regional/national campaignDarwin & DinosaurMuseum of IdahoIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetTVTV Local Single under $5KRMS sand sledRexburg MotorsportsMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetRadioRadio local single :30Spooky SeasonInfinity CoinsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copy writer; Matt Hill, Voice Actor; Matt Hill, Producer
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsA Magical KingdomIdaho Falls PediatricsPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Cinematographer- Tanner Fugal
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsBison BoysDoug AndrusPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Editor- Mark Richardson, Mikey Borup, Sound Design- Gabe Alexander
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsOnline branded content & entertainmentBison BoysBison BoysPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Cinematographer- Tanner Fugal, Karter Machen, Writer- Tanner Murri, Sound Design- Gabe Alexander, Editor- Mark Richardson
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsOnline branded content & entertainmentThe BishtoryBish’s RVAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copy writer; Adam Hill, Voice Actor; Matt Hill, producer
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsThe RoundaboutCity of Idaho FallsIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsUltimate Care Package556 Body OpsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter; Matt Hill, Voice Actor; Brad Hoen, producer
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsIdahoan Mashed PotatoesIdahoanPorter Pro MediaProducer- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Cinematographer- Josh Miller, Tanner Fugal, Editor- Gabe Alexander
Star GarnetDigital AdvertisingWebsite, consumerdougandrus.comDoug Andrus DistributingPorter Pro MediaWeb Designer- Brittany Hargis, Photography- Mark Richardson, Tyler Porter
Star GarnetDigital AdvertisingWebsite, B-to-Brediconnects.orgRegional Econimic DevelopmentMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialAnnual ReportAnnual ReportBank of IdahoMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialOther MerchandiseBookmarkBank of IdahoMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialSpecial Event Material – InvitationPresident’s Club InvitationBank of IdahoMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialPublication Design – CoverSymphony magazine coverIdaho Falls SymphonyMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialPoster SeriesSymphony Poster SeriesIdaho Falls SymphonyMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetIdentity ProgramsIdentity, Packaging or Label Design556 Body Ops Red Line Edition556 Body OpsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, producer; Brad Hoen, designer
Star GarnetIdentity ProgramsIdentity, logoTraditions Gift Shop LogoNez Perce Tourism, LLCSmall Business Development CenterPresley Arrowood, Graphic Designer
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingSoundRap videoKJ’S Super StoresPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Freestyle Rapper- Spencer Nelson, Music- Gabe Alexander, Camera- Tanner Fugal, Karter Machen, Editor- Gabe Alexander
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingCinematographyRMS sand sledRexburg MotorsportsMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingCopywritingSpooky SeasonInfinity CoinsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingCopywritingThrone UpBish’s RVAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter
OpalTVTV Local Single under $5KHugeBig Jud’sKPVIJeremy Farthing, Writer & Videographer; Enrique Romero, Director; Scott Larkin, Editor
OpalDirect MarketingFlatIdaho Falls Art Council MailerIdaho Falls Art CouncilIE ProductionsIE Team
OpalCollateral MaterialPublication Design – SpreadIn The KitchenIdaho Falls MagazineIdaho Falls MagazineDallas McCary, Creative Director; Jessica Hallam, Copy writer; Steve Smede, Photographer
OpalIdentity ProgramsLogoFidelium Labs LogoFidelium LabsAlphaGraphicsBeka Ackerschott, Designer
OpalIdentity ProgramsLetterhead, Envelope, Business CardRMWC StationeryRocky Mountain Women’s ClinicAlphaGraphicsBeka Ackerschott, Designer
OpalPublic ServiceCollateralCOVID-19 Response PlanEastern Idaho Public HealthBlue Phoenix BrandingDayne Dingman, Creative Director

Call for Entries!

The 2021 Gem Awards are going all-digital this year.

Enter this year’s Gem Awards and find out how your creative work stacks up against Eastern Idaho’s best.

To address current health concerns, we’re switching things up to be more socially distant. All entries will be submitted via email and download links – no envelopes and jump drives this year.

Deadline for entry is 5  p.m. Feb. 5. If you want to save some cash and hit the early-bird deadline, it’s 5 p.m. Jan. 22. Winners will advance to the Idaho Ad Fed’s Rockies Awards in Boise, and are eligible to go as far as the national Addy awards if they win successive levels of competition.

Students, follow the same entry procedures as professionals, but be sure to note that you’re a student in your entry email message.

If you have questions, email Gem Awards Director, steve@mightymcs.com.

But first, click the links below to view and download the entry materials. After you’ve sent your entries, hit the payment link below to pay with a Paypal account, or email Steve to arrange payment via credit card or check. And good luck!

2021 Gems Submission Guidelines

2021 Gems Rules and Categories

2021 Gem Entry Data Sheet (This is an XL document, with one sample entry filled in.)

2021 IF Ad Fed Membership Form

2021 Gems Payment Worksheet

Pay now with Paypal login

2019 Gem Awards Announced: Get Your Tickets Today!

When:
April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Where:
The Downtown Event Center (DEC)
480 Park Ave.
IdahoFalls, ID 83402

Tickets:
Individual: $50     Table: $360

Come celebrate the creative that blew them away, and find out who killed it in 2018.

We would like to invite you to this spectacular once a year event where we see the many talents that our fellow creatives in South East Idaho have created in 2018. It is time to honor the hard work that they have put forth and show our appreciation what what they do. Come and join us for dinner, networking and a ceremony where we will announce who killed it this year. Come dressed up like you are in the mob.

To purchase tickets please click here